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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Camalu in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.3561S, -115.6707WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Camalu in Mexico. Event id: us700039mz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38554240, us700039mz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6707 West, latitude 31.3561 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/19 / 2019-04-20 14:41:51 / April 20, 2019 @ 2:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:51 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, San Quintín, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Quintín (c. 5 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 67 km NNE of Camalu, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6707° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.3561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km NNE of Camalu, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-20 14:41:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-20 14:56:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 313 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700039mz Id of event.
Event Code 700039mz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38554240,us700039mz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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